Weighing just 0.55-pounds, the Hover Camera is so light that it doesn’t fall under the Federal Aviation Administration’s registration requirement for drones. In addition to being small enough to fit inside a backpack when folded, this device is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU, enabling it to shoot 13-megapixel photos and 4K video at 30fps. Continue reading for another action video and more information.
“But the Hover needs the processing power because of the complex algorithms required to keep the Hover afloat (since it doesn’t rely on human controls), and to accurately track faces, bodies, and surroundings; it uses Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, or SLAM, to perceive and map an unknown environment, which is used in other unmanned vehicles. It doesn’t require any learning or training – Hover will go to work when it’s turned on,” reports Digital Trends.